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Kankara: Police arrests bandits unleashing terror in Katsina




Following the try by some Boko Haram parts to overrun Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on Tuesday, the police anti-terrorists squad mentioned they’ve efficiently neutralised over 16 of them, whereas many others escaped with gunshot wounds.

The insurgents firstly of the Ramadan fasting promised to not assault throughout the interval however did not maintain to their promise.

DAILY POST experiences that insurgents on gun truck and bikes got here into Maiduguri by way of Jiddari Polo axis with the intention of overrunning town as Muslims ready to interrupt their quick in addition to making final minutes preparation for the celebrations of sallah however meet their waterloo as a group of police anti-terrorists squad obtained some intelligence forward of their coming.

“It was a nasty day for the terrorists however we’re additionally scared to demise as we have been trapped in between flying bullets in our home. The terrorists have handed our home and we first thought they have been troopers however quickly we realised that it was the Boko Haram insurgents,” a resident of Maiduguri informed newsmen.

The anti-terrorists squad group led by CSP Mohammed Ibrahim mentioned they obtained the filers and waited for them to return however the battle was fierce till reinforcement got here in a joint drive, which pushed the terrorists out of town.

The police boss mentioned the terrorists got here with armored personnel carriers and started taking pictures sporadically to scare residents and create confusion within the metropolis however did not function on good technique as police operatives opened fireplace on them from all instructions, leaving them to scamper for security.

“Instantly the terrorists sighted the police group, they tried to flee. Whereas pursuing them, the police armored personnel provider overran and killed a few of them on the spot.

“We counted a minimum of eight useless our bodies whereas many others have been scattered to items. As we communicate, their our bodies are at Jidari Polo. It was really a nasty outing for the terrorists,” the Police boss added.

Troops, Boko Haram insurgents trade bullets in Borno

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